A pedestrian was killed as a motorcycle hit him while he was crossing the road near Jonaki cinema hall at Nayapaltan in the city on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Alauddin, 55, manager of a garment factory.Mostafa Kamal, the elder brother of the victim, said Alauddin along with his nephew Abu Sayeed came out from his nephew’s Malibagh residence in the morning and went to Nayapaltan by a rickshaw.
When he was crossing the road, a speedy motorcycle hit him and fled the scene, leaving Alauddin in a pool of blood 9:30 am, Mostafa Kamal said.
He was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with severe head injuries at around 11:30 am where he succumbed to his injuries at around 2:30 pm.
Inspector Bachchu Mia, In-charge of the DMCH police camp, said.
The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy.